November 2022

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NCQA Y2 BH Distinction Midpoint Meeting

  • 10 Nov 2022

Our NCQA Behavioral Health Distinction (BH) Readiness Collaborative held their Year 2 midpoint meeting on October 27. This was an opportunity for practices to collaborate about the NCQA requirements, challenges, and successes in the path toward BH distinction.

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New Zoom Link: IBH “Meet and Eat” Session

  • 10 Nov 2022

There is a new Zoom link here for the monthly conversations with our Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH) practice facilitators, Dr. Liz Cantor and Dr. Kristin David. The event will occur over Zoom, every 3rd Friday of the month, with our next meeting scheduled for November 18, at 12:00pm.

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Asthma Essential ECHO Focuses on Use of Medications and Asthma Action Plans

  • 14 Nov 2022

CTC-RI hosted our 2nd Asthma Essentials ECHO this month. This ECHO aims to bring together partners from multiple learning and care communities. CTC-RI was thrilled to welcome providers, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nurse case managers, community health workers, and school nurses to engage in the ECHO “all teach, all learn” model through didactic and case presentations.

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2021 Annual Report

  • 16 Nov 2022

We just released our 2021 Annual Report, which offers a look at how the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island (CTC-RI) and PCMH Kids (a division of CTC-RI) stepped up to support primary care practices as they adjusted to caring for patients and families amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. RI families and the healthcare system have faced enormous stressors during the past two year

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Spotlight: Gregory Steinmetz, MD, Associates in Primary Care Medicine

  • 22 Nov 2022

CTC-RI recently held a Year 2 midpoint meeting for practices participating in the NCQA Behavioral Health (BH) Distinction Readiness Collaborative. We asked Gregory Steinmetz, MD of Associates in Primary Care Medicine, to reflect on how receiving the Distinction has benefited his practice and his patients.


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Our Mission

The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.